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George Lennox Watson at the age of 21 (Photo: Martin Black Collection)

Remembering the Mackintosh of yacht design

Think of the heyday of the Clyde and what names are conjured? John Brown, Denny, Lithgow, Fairfield, Yarrow and Napier were amongst the shipbuilding titans...

Discovering the secret of Thunder Bay

Reporter Rebecca Connolly – who lives on the fictional Scottish island of Stoirm – senses a story coming on when Roddie Drummond returns to the...

Winner of north east short story competition revealed

The Toulmin Prize is open to amateur writers over the age of 16. The stories entered should have a north east focus, and may be...

Children will learn to be safer swimmers

Tens of thousands of young swimmers are to get a lesson covering self-rescue and life-saving skills in the largest coordinated water safety lesson ever seen...

Iconic city hotel’s new menu is ideal for Gatherings

The Grand Central Hotel has launched a brand new Gatherings menu aimed at events between 10 – 380 people. Based at one of Glasgow’s most...

Your chance to add some colour to Scottish icons

Exploding onto the hobby and leisure scene recently, the popularity of adult colouring shows no sign of abating.  Here, illustrator Laura Henderson, a graduate of...

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Dram delights: Scotland’s new whiskey’s

Alice Grundon takes a look at some of Scotland’s new expressions…   Glenmorangie Rich and deliciously decadent, Glenmorangie Pommard Cask Finish is the result of...
The Macallan Horizon bottle in SCOTCH.

The Balmoral unveils exclusive ÂŁ100,000 whisky experience in partnership with The Macallan

It's been two centuries since The Macallan distilled its very first batch of whisky on the banks of the River Spey. Since then it has...
Dennis Malcolm

The Glen Grant: Scotland’s longest serving distiller Dennis Malcolm retires after 63 years

Born on The Glen Grant distillery grounds in 1946, where both his father and grandfather worked, Dennis Malcolm was always destined for a career in...
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Ardnahoe Distillery: First whisky to come from a new distillery on Islay since 2009 released

It has been six decades since Stewart Laing first learned how to make whisky on Islay. In the 1960s he travelled to the world-famous whisky...
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Kiefer Sutherland: Hollywood star brings new whisky to the UK

Hollywood star Kiefer Sutherland has unveiled his new whisky to the UK, a homage to his Canadian roots and love of the spirit. The whisky,...
Thomas Macrae.

Life With Isle of Harris Distillery: ‘The Hearach is special, it has done so much for the island’

Isle of Harris distiller Thomas Macrae talks to us about his earliest memories of whisky and why The Hearach is so special to islanders. And...